Every good wine is a bit of history. It is an occasion, a concurrence of space and time . . .
To this remarkably apt quote from the philosopher Marthinus Versfeld, Carolyn Martin adds that every Creation wine tells a unique story. “At Creation the art of winemaking begins long before the grapes are harvested. It begins with the land itself, the spirit of which lives on in every bottle, it captures a moment in time.”
Having said that, Carolyn expands on the estate’s motto: ‘Creating wines of distinction’. “Right from the start it has been our intention to harness the great potential of our land in order to create site-specific wines reflecting our unique terroir – wines that proudly ‘remember’ their roots.”
Creation in Gauteng
Carolyn and JC Martin and Phillip Marais recently joined Creation Wines brand ambassador, Nkulu Mkhwanazi, in Gauteng. Apart from extensive trade visits catching up with valued clients, their hectic programme included Vinimark trade shows where the latest Creation releases were showcased.
Among the highlights was a fun curry demo with Karen Roux from Perky Pepper in Pretoria where three curry dishes were paired with three Creation wines. “We also had the pleasure of presenting an Old Mutual Wine Club tasting at Riboville in Midrand, staying over in the boutique hotel which incidentally, is ideal for small business functions,” says Carolyn. “We look forward to presenting a private wine and food pairing in the Riboville cellar soon, and will keep you informed.”
Another highlight was a private client dinner pairing at Épicure by Chef Coco where JC presented a Chardonnay and Pinot Noir masterclass. Creation has a longstanding relationship with the talented Coco Reinarhz and according to Carolyn the Pan-African pairing menu was brilliant – especially the duck breast with bissap and penja pepper sauce served with the Creation Pinot.
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25 August 8h00 – 12h00: Creation at the Hermanus Country Market, Hermanus Cricket Club
Where friends meet, hug and eat … You can look forward to an amazing array of fresh organic produce, homemade delicacies, artisanal cheese, wheat-free bakes, sought-after local wines, exquisite jewellery and handcrafted gifts – and much more. For more information click here.
4 September 19h00 – 22h00: Creation at Cattle Baron, Unit 10, Canal Edge Three, Carl Cronje Drive, Tyger Waterfront, Bellville
Don’t miss out on this informal tasting of award-winning Creation wines followed by a relaxed and delicious dinner pairing.
For more information please contact email@example.com or call Reservations at +27 21 914 1658.
27 or 28 September, 18h00 – 20h00: A Date with Creation – at High Timber restaurant, Broken Wharf House, 8 High Timber St, London EC4V 3PA, UK
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